DESCRIPTION: "Come all ye Yankee farmers who would like to change your lot." The singer lists the problems with life in various parts of the country (from cold Vermont to "the land of Blue Laws" to tax-heavy Massachusetts) and urges listeners to come to "Michigania"
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Gardner & Chickering)
KEYWORDS: home nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Botkin-NEFolklr, pp. 555-556, "Michigania" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 406-407, "Michigan-i-a" (1 text)
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